Contribution of £1,000 from the Historic Churches Preservation Fund has • taken the national appeal for £24.000 to repair and restore the church attached to Warcloor Castle. Dorset, to the halfway mark, Restoration is now to be started.
Some £460 was raised at the Catholic Stage Guild annual ball held at the Dorchester Hotel. E,ondon, last Sunday. The chief guests included Bishop Craven. Mr and Mrs. John Mills and Hayley, Mrs. Everest and Mr. and We. Eamonn Andrews.
Annual Requiem Mass of the Metropolitan Catholic Teachers' Association will be celebrated at Si. Anselm and St. Cecelia's, Kingsway, London, W.C.2, at 6 p.m„ November 21, Appeal for more girls to take advanced levels in G.C.E. in view of the current insistence on higher education was made by Fr. C. Leetham. 1.C.. M.A., when he pointed out to parents and girls of St. Anne's Grammar School. at Southampton Guildhall last week. that of the age group going to universities 5.6 per cent. are males and 2.5 per cent. females.
Italian church: Work will start soon on a new Italian church to serve the Italian community at Bedford.
Charity stall: In answer to requests by stall holders and shoppers of Peterborough's new £21,000 covered maket, the city council have set up a "charity stall ' to be run by the Peterborough branch of the Knights of St. Columba in aid of the Freedom from Hunger Campaign.